Katarina vs Varus Counter Build

How to Win Katarina vs Varus Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Varus as Katarina in LoL

How to Beat Varus as Katarina

7,166 Katarina vs Varus Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Varus as Katarina resulted from an analysis of 7166 ranked rounds where both champions faced each other. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Katarina fights Varus in only 2.9% of her matches.

Katarina has done a ok job of countering Varus. On average, she wins a acceptable 50.9% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Katarina against Varus matches, Katarina’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood versus Varus.

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Best Katarina Items to Counter Varus

The best items to focus on in your Katarina versus Varus build consist of Riftmaker, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Katarina used at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better countering Varus than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Katarina boasted an average winrate of 70.9% when countering Varus with this counter build.

Best Katarina Runes to Counter Varus

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Varus as Katarina, Katarina players should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Triumph, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Katarina vs Varus face-offs, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 53.8% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the top Varus runes to fend off Katarina to help you interpret how he will likely be setup to try to beat your champ.


9.6 | Katarina Varus | 6.7


6.9 | Katarina Varus | 6.4


5.7 | Katarina Varus | 7.6

Katarina vs Varus Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page highlight several critical Katarina against Varus counter stats that can help you realize the differences and similarities between the pair. Katarina’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is nearly equal to Varus’s ratio of 2.2, demonstrating that Katarina may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Varus..

Katarina usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Varus. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

In Katarina vs Varus matchups, Katarina commonly earns a similar number of CS than Varus. Champs that don't acquire very much CS normally don't require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale adequately off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to exceed the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Varus as Katarina are presented for all ranked divisions. If you would like to,To,If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a specific skill level, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.

Num. Killing Sprees

2.11 | Katarina Varus | 1.58

Largest Multi-Kill

1.99 | Katarina Varus | 1.52

Damage Dealt

20,832 | Katarina Varus | 18,874

Damage Taken

23,257 | Katarina Varus | 16,059

Healing Done

3,846 | Katarina Varus | 3,524

Vision Score

16 | Katarina Varus | 17

Gold Earned

11,634 | Katarina Varus | 11,107

Minions Killed

139 | Katarina Varus | 153

Dragons Killed

0.08 | Katarina Varus | 0.23

Barons Killed

0.02 | Katarina Varus | 0.05


1.53 | Katarina Varus | 2.1


0.38 | Katarina Varus | 0.5

CC Duration (sec)

26 | Katarina Varus | 244

Experience Earned

13,233 | Katarina Varus | 11,866

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7,166 Katarina vs Varus matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Varus as Katarina comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.